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Changes could be looming for STAAR test

Posted at 5:56 PM, May 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-24 19:08:04-04


With this legislative session in Austin coming to a close next week, big changes could be coming for educators and students regarding standardized testing.

This week the State Senate passed a bill which would add significant additions to the STAAR test.

If approved by Gov. Greg Abbott, the changes would include adding a writing component of the test for third through eighth-graders. And it would add a reading assessment for kindergarteners.